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When Yamuna’s ‘dead fish will be fresher’

Effluents and apathy have reduced Delhi's lifeline to a sewer. Thousands of fish die annually while the Yamuna's original custodians have nowhere to go. It all feeds into and spurs a climate crisis  


Date For Development

UNDP Accelerator Lab India connects innovators with experts in a one-of-its-kind matchmaking event  


Stay Hungry Stay Foolish

What happens when you get passion, energy and diversity in the same room?  


The shrinking pomfret of suburban Mumbai

Many in Versova Koliwada have a story to tell of dwindling fish – the reasons range from local-level pollution to global-scale warming. Both have combined to bring the impact of climate change to the…  


Big city, small farmers, and a dying river

City farmers? Yes, sort of – in the national capital, struggling as a choked Yamuna river and the destruction of its floodplains spur the region’s climate crisis and devastates their livelihoods  


'The happy days are now just nostalgia'

In the high mountains of the eastern Himalayas in Arunachal Pradesh, the nomadic Brokpa community is recognising climate change and devising coping strategies based on traditional knowledge  


UNDP @ UNCCD COP 14

A snapshot of UNDP's participation at the 14th Conference of Parties to the Convention to Combat Desertification  


Beating pollution, one plastic bag at a time

How a female waste picker in Mumbai is doing her part to save the environment  


Equipping states for disaster


271 million fewer poor people in India

The 2018 Multidimensional Poverty Index provides the most comprehensive view of the many ways in which 1.3 billion people worldwide experience poverty in their daily life. In 10 years, India has…  

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